Bellows Collective

Birmingham's first poetry and spoken word collective.

Led by Bohdan Piasecki and Amerah Saleh


Bellows Collective '16


A year long artist development programme including 12 month masterclasses, a 3 day writing residential, an exchange programme with Nottingham and London collectives, an online publication and an original showcase produced by the Collective in October 2016. Bellows was kindly supported by mac birmingham's next gen programme and Arts Council England; featuring Aliyah Denton, Aliyah Holder, Daisy Edwards, Jasmine Gardosi, Jessica May Davies, Jordanne Cameron, Lexia Tomlinson, Luci Hammans, Oakley Flanagan, Suriya Roberts Grey, Timothy Scotson, Tom Crossland.

Bellows Collective: Myths, Myths, Myths Showcase

An immersive theatre style experience with themes of identity, compassion and history featuring poetry, installations and emotive storytelling.

There are currently no plans to relaunch 'Bellows Poetry Collective', however, 'Birmingham Artivist In Training' will be launching in May 2018 as a year long interdisciplinary art activism development programme. For more information visit beatfreeks.com/free-radical/what-we-do